Dr. Declan Hegarty, MD

Dr. Declan Hegarty, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Declan Hegarty, MD is a general surgery specialist in Inverness, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

403 W Highland Blvd

Inverness, FL 34452

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hegarty performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 90% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hegarty "Dr. Hegarty graduated in 1995 from the Royal College Of Surgeons, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine in Dublin, Ireland. He served his residency at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Lahey Clinic. He was recently chosen as a Physician Hero & rdquo at CMHS based upon letters submitted by patients. He is also a former Olympic athlete for the Hammer Throw competition and still holds the country of Ireland hammer throw record which he set in 1983."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

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67  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Lahey Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hegarty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hegarty's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hegarty to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hegarty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hegarty has a manner that puts one at ease right away. I went to him with severe abdominal pain that two other doctors and many tests were unable to diagnose. Upon hearing my symptoms, Dr. Hegarty suspected gallbladder, ordered a simple ultrasound, confirmed it was loaded with stones, and...more
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